Art & Crafts
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How to Accessorize a Room
Learn how to add the final touches to a room through the addition of accessories. Explore a variety of product types and learn how to arrange artwork, ceramics and soft goods.
CE-HOME 2009, 3 Tues., Mar. 16-30, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $78. A Concra. #21592
Color Palette for Interiors
For anyone with an interest for interior design. Create a color palette for your home and learn color basics such as hue, value, chroma, as well as how to use these to add depth and variety to a room. Explore color harmonies and established color combinations. Discover sources of inspiration and how to determine the focal point of a room. Develop a color mood board to use as inspiration to map out the color palette for your home.
CE-HOME 2008, 2 Tues., Jan. 19 & 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $62 (+ $10 for color wheel, payable to instructor). A Concra. #21591
Painting and Drawing for Adults
Work with a variety of media and learn different approaches to painting and drawing. Prep a palette, mix colors, use media, work on various surfaces, learn about brushes, investigate the use of colors and shades, and create strong compositions. Painting and drawing from observation will be implemented by working from a live model, still-life arrangements, and portraiture.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2146PE, 12 Sat., Feb. 6-May 1, (skip 4/3), 10:00 am-12:00 noon, $268. #21285
Painting En Plein Air
Students will focus on outdoor landscape painting. Various locations throughout the local area will be selected. Rain dates TBA. Focus will be on color mixing, light and shadow, and composition. Students will be informed of the great plein air traditions of the Impressionists and the Hudson River School painters. Various approaches to landscape painting will be introduced, including water-mixable techniques in oil painting.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2020PE, 12 Sat., Feb. 6-May 1, (skip 4/3), 2:00-4:00 pm, $268. #21286
Mixed Media Printmaking for Adults
This course will introduce innovative ways to make homemade prints while also introducing how everyday technology like copy machines, computers, and jet printers make printing possible and contemporary. Students will make a portrait print by using a photograph. Working from a live model or by drawing from observations, students may paint directly onto a printing plate to make a monotype print on rice paper. The instructor will introduce soft linocut, monotype, and silkscreen on a variety of printmaking papers with textual effects, fabric inks, mixed media, and collage methods.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2334PE, 12 Tues., Feb. 16-May 4, 6:00-8:00 pm, $300. #21287
Fabric for Interiors
Do you want to learn how to create your dream interior? Discover the fundamentals of how to select fabrics for interiors. Starting with the basics, learn how to find inspiration, create a color scheme and develop a focal point for a room. Gain confidence on how to use these tools to develop a fabric room scheme. Explore the special requirements for fabrics for upholstery and window treatments. Fabric sources will be shared and learn tips of how to communicate with a workroom.
CE-HOME 2007, 3 Tues., Feb. 2-16, 6:30-8:30 pm, $62, Room TBD. A Concra. #21590
This introductory course will explore basic beading techniques. Learn to make jewelry pieces using seed beads of different sizes, shapes, and materials. No experience needed. Materials list provided upon registration.
CE-CRAFT 2000, 5 Thurs., 12:30-3:30 pm, $207. J Johnson.
Sec. A: Jan. 21-Feb. 18, KNC-4. #21425
Sec. B: Mar. 4-Apr. 1, KNC-3. #21426
Explore drawing with the emphasis on telling a story or complimenting text. Learn basic drawing techniques using a variety of materials such as watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil and more.
CE-ART 2292, 10 Wed., Jan. 27-Apr. 7 (skip 3/10), 1:30-4:30 pm, Room TBD, $388. B Waldman. #21804
Style and Create Beaded Jewelry
Have you ever wanted to create jewelry that not only looks great and uses modern design techniques, but also shows your own sense of unique creativity? Explore how to use color, texture and “feel” to construct eclectic pieces that talk to the fashion designer within you! Using a variety of materials and special techniques, you will gain true freedom of creative expression! Beginners are welcome -just bring your personal palette of ideas and be ready to play! For materials list please contact instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CE-CRAFT 2072, 6 Wed., Jan. 27-Mar. 3, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $140.R Demers. #21708